Friday, 3 October 2014

"Celebrate Today" Layout - Scrap Around The World October Challenge

Hello everyone!  Today I am sharing with you my Design Team layout 
for my own challenge blog, Scrap Around The World HERE.
I absolutely ADORED Rachael's mood board.  
She is one highly talented chickie.  

Check out her blog HERE - 
definitely one of my favourite Australian scrapbooking artists
 & she also just happens to be a total sweetie too & a true 
professional & pleasure to have on my team.  

I really found this mood board very inspiring so this page came together
 in a flash. I always prefer the look of my pages when I put them together
 quickly rather than labour over them.  Much more natural looking.

I started off by creating my ombre/watercolour base using my new Prima 
Color Bloom Sprays.  I really have to say that I like these sprays.  I was not 
too sure about the nozzle at all but now I prefer it - see the splatters above?
  That is simply achieved by pressing the trigger just half way - awesome!

The chipboard title comes from 2Crafty Chipboard of course.  
They are happy to provide you with a list of suppliers for your country 
or you can buy direct from them if there are no dealers in your region.

Supplies List for Celebrate Today Layout

White cardstock - American Crafts
Mists - Prima Color Bloom Sprays
Journaling Pen - Tsukineko
Crochet Embellishments & crystals - Prima Marketing Inc.
Stamp - Prima Marketing Inc.
Stickers, word stickers & negative sticker pieces 
- 7 Dots Studio 'Cold Country' Collection
Butterflies - Etsy
Tulle, gold thread, packaging mesh & gauze - Stash




 $50 worth of Green Tara products & flowers!

Green Tara IS an Australian based company, importer & wholesaler of 
handmade & milled mulberry papers,beautiful ribbons, fabric & paper flowers, 
washi tape & more!  They are continually adding to their collections of high
 quality products with beautiful embellishments in rich colours & textures!

Image depicts a sampling of Green Tara's latest products & is for illustration purposes only. Prizewinner will receive an awesome selection of Green Tara products worth $50.




$40 worth of fantastic stamps from Darkroom Door 
{the lovely Christmas one you see below plus MORE!}

Darkroom Door is owned by photographer Rachel Greig &  graphic designer 
Stewart Yule, who combine their talents to design a unique range of rubber stamps
 &  papercrafting products suitable for card making, scrapbooking, invitations,collage, 
mixed media & altered art. As the name suggests, Darkroom Door products
 have a strong photographic element in their design.

Rubber stamps: Brushed Christmas Vol 1.

Check out the Darkroom Door website to see their full
 selection along with a gallery full of projects and ideas!



                                                                                        3RD PRIZE

                                                                 $30 worth of product from 7Dots Studio!

7 Dots Studio was born from dreams & for dreams. 
We are a European scrapbooking manufacturer of high 
quality scrapbooking products – papers, stickers, die-cuts,
 collage sheets, 6x6 pads, collection kits &chipboards. 
Quality of our products is our top priority. 

Our collections are created by amazingly talented artists - 
from clean, graphic designs to mixed-media, grungy collage look. 
What you can always be sure of are high quality & thickness of our
 papers, which makes them work perfectly with all kinds of media.

 Among our products you will find also clear stamp sets coordinating 
with our collections to make them even more interesting & versatile.
We are amazingly happy & feel very blessed to see how much
 our products are loved by crafters & artists around the world!

If you would like to see more awesome inspiration from 
our design team please visit our blog or Facebook fan page.




$20 gift card from The Flying Unicorn Online Store!

Flying Unicorn...Your Passion. Your Art. 
Our online store has an incredible selection of products for all papercraft
artists. Our Kit of the Month is filled with the latest & greatest ~ including 
an off-the-page project to keep your creative juices flowing!  Be sure to 
check out the Flying Unicorn forums, a hot & happening place that 
includes monthly challenges, tips, techniques & friendships that last! 

We also have a blog &  Facebook page
where you can find loads of inspiration!



 $15 worth of 2Crafty Chipboard!

2Crafty Chipboard is an Australian owned & operated manufacturer & wholesaler 
of laser cut chipboard products, located in Sydney, Australia.  We have been
 in operation since October 2006 & have more than 1 000 designs on offer.
We pride ourselves on quality products that are versatile & up to date with 
market trends, as well as offering unbeatable customer service, 
with quick turnaround of jobs large & small.

We are happy to quote on personalised jobs, whether it be a single title for a 
customer, or large jobs for retreats, classes etc.  If you are a retail business 
& would like to stock our range of unique products, please contact us
 for more information.  Please see further details on our blog!

Image depicts a sampling of 2Crafty's latest products
 & is for illustration purposes only. 
Prizewinner will receive an awesome selection of 
2Crafty Chipboard to the value of their prize.



$25 worth of Lindy's Stamp Gang sprays, as well as

Scraps of Darkness & Scraps of Elegance are monthly scrapbook kit clubs that
cater to scrapbookers who are looking for an alternative to what other kit clubs offer.
Our kits are designed for artists who wish to take scrapbooking to a level beyond.
We strive to include the latest & greatest items on the market that will enable you
 to create not "just a layout", but a work of art.

Please also check out the inspiration from our design team on the shop's blog!
You can also find us on Facebook & Pinterest & YouTube - let's connect!
Our tutorials you can find here!
Community / Gallery:



The deadline for this challenge is  FRIDAY 31st OCTOBER 2014.


Lizzy Hill said...

Gosh, she looks sooo beautiful here:) I really like this one, too....the bg colouring looks awesome & the way you've done the chippy title is really neat, too:):) Nice job, my friend:):)

Denise van Deventer said...

Stunning page Helen! And agree with Lizzy...your daughter is gorgeous in this photo...her beautiful smile and big eyes! ;-) Gorgeous page...and agree with you totally...this page is very natural looking and has such a natural flow to it. I love the colouring on the background and I can see you are haing some fun with your new sprays! Awesome page! ;-)

Ульяна и Полина said...

Как красиво!!!

Helen Wallace said...

A stunning photo of your beautiful daughter and you've scrapped it so delicately, so that her personality sparkles off the page. Gorgeous :D

Evelyn Walter said...

Very stunning page, dear Helen! Your daughter looks beautiful and you scrapped the photo very suitable. I like the colors, particulary the droplets of orange.
Have a nice weekend!
xx Evelyn

Annie Claxton said...

Such a beautiful page Helen to showcase the beautiful photo, it has a wonderfully organic feel to it, I love the way you've coloured the title alphas and they look fab against the soft watery tones of the background - a real inspirations thank you! :o)

Annie Claxton said...

Such a beautiful page Helen to showcase the beautiful photo, it has a wonderfully organic feel to it, I love the way you've coloured the title alphas and they look fab against the soft watery tones of the background - a real inspirations thank you! :o)

Val-Belle said...

You are being kind of chameleonish with your layouts of note... everyone is different this one is light and playful and perfect for a 14 year old. I like it... I wish I could get some layouts to come together at the moment. They all seem to be labourious.....Overthinking is the worst thing for me.... anyhow... this is fabulous.... How long ago did you redo your blog... I only noticed now.. :( am I being really dof... Just seems lighter and more playful too :D

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Sooooooo gorgeous! I love love love the colors and the butterflies!!!!

Di Garling said...

Really beautiful Helen with such a lovely softness to it. Love what you have done to that chippie title too. Awesome. Cheers Di

Mona Pendleton said...

Beautiful layout Helen! Such a pretty girl! Love the inky background and the gorgeous butterflies fluttering about!

Eila Sandberg said...

Totally with the other ladies here, this one is so sweet and lovely, fresh and delightful. Just like Cami! 14 and budding. She is so pretty! Every single month I print out the moodboard, have loads of ideas and still end up on the last day of the month having had no time to create anything. xoxox

Lynette Jacobs said...

Your daughter is just becoming more beautiful as she gets older. Beautiful page. Stunning work on the title.